WACO, TX, December 29, 2013 - Grande Communications' Grande Cares Club donated more than $26,000 to charitable organizations and events within the Waco area in 2013. Grande Cares Club is an employee-based giving program within Grande Communications.
The Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo and Margarita & Salsa Festival, each held at the Extraco Events Center, were two of the events that Grande supported this year through its charitable offerings. Several fundraisers were organized to benefit Grande's Backpack Project, which raised more than $400 to buy new backpacks for children of East Waco before school started in August.
Grande partnered with Living Word Christian Academy, a 2013 grant recipient, to present the bags at the organizations Back to School bash.
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